Francesco Ricatti

Dr

Accepting PhD Students

20062020
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Personal profile

Biography

Francesco Ricatti is Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, and coordinator of the Italian program at Monash University. His main research interest is in participatory and creative approaches to the study of transcultural urban communities. In this area, he has received research funding from the National Geographic, and the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies. He has studied extensively the history of Italians is Australia, and his most recent book, Italians In Australia: History, Memory and Identity, was published by Palgrave in 2018. He is passionate about oral history and creative approaches to history, and is currently the President of Oral History Victoria and the Chair of the Editorial Board of the Oral History Australia Journal. He also researches in football studies with a particular interest in the cultural history of AS Roma and Francesco Totti.

Research interests

Transcultural studies; migration studies; Italian, Australian and transnational history; football Studies; oral history; participatory research and digital storytelling; history of emotions; creative writing

Supervision interests

Transcultural studies; migration studies; Italian, Australian and transnational history; football Studies; oral history; participatory research and digital storytelling; history of emotions; creative writing

Monash teaching commitment

Coordination of the Italian major

Italian Introductory 1 and 2

Italian Proficient 2

New writing in Italy

Community service

President, Oral History Victoria

External positions

Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Creative Humanities, University of the Sunshine Coast

Jul 2017Jul 2019

Research area keywords

  • Italian history
  • Australian history
  • Transnational history
  • Migration studies
  • Transcultural studies
  • Football studies
  • Oral history
  • Participatory research
  • Creative writing
  • Italian Studies

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2018 2020

Youth in the city: one place many cultures

Wilson, R., Ricatti, F., Dutto, M., Iaconesi, S., Persico, O. & Simeone, L.

15/04/1931/05/20

Project: Research

Youth in the city: one place many cultures - Matteo Dutto

Dutto, M., Wilson, R., Ricatti, F., Iaconesi, S., Persico, O. & Simeone, L.

15/04/1931/05/20

Project: Research

Research Output 2006 2019

Embodied memories of trauma: oral history and archetypes

Ricatti, F., 2019, In : Oral History Australia Journal. 41, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ethnic enclave or transcultural edge? Reassessing the Prato district through digital mapping

Ricatti, F., Dutto, M. & Wilson, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Modern Italy. p. 1-13 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Re-Creating Home and Exploring Away in New Cities: Italian Migration and Football Codes Within Australian Urban Centres

Klugman, M. & Ricatti, F., 13 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of the History of Sport. 36, 6, p. 513-531 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Italians in Australia: History, Memory, Identity

Ricatti, F., 2018, Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 147 p. (Palgrave Studies in Migration History)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

David must fall! Decentring the renaissance in contemporary and transcultural italian studies

Bartoloni, P. & Ricatti, F., 2 Oct 2017, In : Italian Studies. 72, 4, p. 361-379 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Press / Media

Memorie di migranti italiani [SBS Italian]

Francesco Ricatti

12/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Let's make Italian the language of the future [Il Globo]

Francesco Ricatti

12/02/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

I giovani italo-australiani ispirano fiducia [Il Globo]

Rita Wilson & Francesco Ricatti

20/12/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs